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General Qamar Javed Bajwa


In Pak turmoil over journalist's beating, a curious subtext: pushback against Gen Bajwa's bid to improve relations with India

June 01, 2021 6:03 pm

Pakistan's journalists, used to dealing with direct or indirect military rulers for decades, are also known to push back every now and then.

Why India must be cautious about Pakistan's offers of peace

April 06, 2021 8:57 am

More than conciliatory words and the restraining of its terror machine, which have been found to be tactical and reversible in the past, a strategic shift in the attitude of the Pakistani establishment is needed.

Pakistan dissidents: Senate passed bills to extend Gen Bajwa's tenure without debate

January 09, 2020 11:37 am

The bills were passed “without debate as to the desirability or necessity of such legislation, and without due consideration to the implications of such an action on the future of democracy in Pakistan”, the group said.

Pakistan's National Assembly passes bills to extend General Bajwa's tenure

January 07, 2020 9:39 pm

Gen Bajwa, a close confidant of Imran Khan, was to retire on November 29 last year at the end of his three-year original term but the Prime Minister gave the 59-year-old Army chief another extension of the same length.

View From The Neighbourhood: The Palestine example

December 09, 2019 1:28 am

A weekly look at the public conversations shaping ideas beyond borders — in the Subcontinent.

Pakistan Supreme Court suspends notification on Army chief Bajwa's tenure extension

November 26, 2019 5:25 pm

It is for the first time that the top court has suspended a notification by the government to extend service of the powerful army chief.

Pakistan Army chief: Undertaking multiple efforts to 'redress' Kashmir situation

August 12, 2019 9:56 pm

He claimed India was trying to shift the global attention away from Jammu and Kashmir to Pakistan and the Line of Control (LoC).

Pakistan Army says country doesn't wish for war, but warns India of 'surprise'

February 22, 2019 11:33 pm

Director General Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Asif Ghafoor also said that India blamed Pakistan for the Pulwama attack "without due investigation" and New Delhi has not yet accepted the "reality of partition".

Pakistan must be answered with bullets, not talks: Shiv Sena's Sanjay Raut on Gen Bajwa's J&K remark

September 08, 2018 2:43 pm

Shiv Sena in its editorial piece claimed that despite multiple such remarks, ceasefire violations, and terrorist attacks by Pakistan, the government did "nothing except making statements".

Pakistan army chief confirms death sentences for 11 Taliban

May 05, 2018 2:18 pm

It says the 11 convicted Pakistani Taliban had killed 36 civilians and 24 troops in separate attacks in the country.